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Health Sciences


"Dentistry: The profession concerned with the teeth, oral cavity, and associated structures, and the diagnosis and treatment of their diseases including prevention and the restoration of defective and missing tissue." -- Definition from the NCBI MeSH Database.


Occupational Outlook Handbook

Dental Hygienists

Dentistry Organizations

American Dental Association
American Dental Hygienists' Association

Dentistry and Data

PubMed Searches

Dentistry and Big Data
dentistry[mh] AND "big data"
Dentistry and Data Management
dentistry[mh] AND "data management"


University of Nevada Las Vegas
West Virginia University


Taking a byte out of big data
Glick, M.
J Am Dent Assoc. 2015 Nov;146(11):793-4. doi: 10.1016/j.adaj.2015.09.002.

Dentistry Metadata

Dentistry Data Repositories

NIH Data Sharing Repositories: A list of over 65 NIH-supported repositories that make data accessible for reuse.

Dentistry Data Standards/Policies

Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act of 1996 (HIPAA)
Office for Human Research Protections
Office of Laboratory Animal Welfare (OLAW)

edited 12/18/2019